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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Ox Hill, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Ox Hill and the surrounding area.

  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Ox Hill:
    • 41.228430, -73.219003
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Ox Hill
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Ox Hill ...

We have found two communities that share the name Ox Hill.

There is one other community in Connecticut which is also named Ox Hill.

Beyond Connecticut, there is another community also named Ox Hill in the United States.

  • Communities Located In Connecticut ...
    • New London County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Connecticut community of Ox Hill [New London County].
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Virginia
      • Fairfax County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Ox Hill [Fairfax County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ox Hill ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Cedar Beach [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Beach
    • Cedar Beach [New Haven County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Ox Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Beach
  • Greenfield Hill [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield Hill
    • Greenfield Hill [Fairfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Ox Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenfield Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield Hill
  • Grover Hill [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grover Hill
    • Grover Hill [Fairfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south of Ox Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grover Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grover Hill
  • Little Danbury [Fairfield County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Danbury
    • Little Danbury [Fairfield County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Ox Hill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Danbury have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (8 more) ...
    • Long Hill [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Hill
      • Long Hill [Fairfield County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Ox Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Hill
    • Lordship [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lordship
      • Lordship [Fairfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Ox Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lordship have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lordship
    • Lyons Plain [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyons Plain
      • Lyons Plain [Fairfield County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Ox Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyons Plain have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyons Plain
    • Murray [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murray
      • Murray [Fairfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Ox Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murray have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murray
    • Pecks Mill [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pecks Mill
      • Pecks Mill [Fairfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of Ox Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pecks Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pecks Mill
    • Pine Rock Park [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Rock Park
      • Pine Rock Park [Fairfield County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east of Ox Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Rock Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Rock Park
    • Rock Raymond [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Raymond
      • Rock Raymond [Fairfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Ox Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Raymond have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Raymond
    • Walnut Beach [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Beach
      • Walnut Beach [New Haven County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Ox Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Beach

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Ox Hill. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • Peter Arno     (Cartoonist)
      • Cartoonist. He was born in New York (New York) on Friday January 8, 1904 and died in Port Chester (New York) on Thursday February 22, 1968 at the age of 64. He is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Port Chester is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Ox Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter Arno<4>
    • Humbert Allen Astredo     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Pasadena (California) on Thursday April 4, 1929 and died in Guilford (Connecticut) on Friday February 19, 2016 at the age of 86. He is buried at Woodlawn Memorial Park (San Mateo County, California).
      • Guilford is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the east of Ox Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Humbert Allen Astredo<4>
    • Faith Baldwin     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in New Rochelle (New York) on Sunday October 1, 1893 and died in Norwalk (Connecticut) on Saturday March 18, 1978 at the age of 84.
      • New Rochelle is located 36 miles [57.9 km] to the southwest of Ox Hill.
      • Norwalk is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest of Ox Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Faith Baldwin<4>
    • J.J. Barry     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in New York (New York) on Monday April 25, 1932 and died in Huntington Station (New York) on Wednesday August 15, 1990 at the age of 58. He is buried at Cemetery of the Holy Rood (Nassau County, New York).
      • Huntington Station is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Ox Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: J.J. Barry<4>
    • James Goodwin Batterson     (Architect)
      • Architect. He was born in Bloomfield (Connecticut) on Sunday February 23, 1823 and died in Bloomfield (Connecticut) on Wednesday September 18, 1901 at the age of 78. He is buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery (Hartford County, Connecticut).
      • Bloomfield is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Ox Hill.
      • Bloomfield is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Ox Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Goodwin Batterson<4>
    • Charles Austin Beard     (Historian)
      • Historian. He was born on Friday November 27, 1874 and died in North Haven (Connecticut) on Wednesday September 1, 1948 at the age of 73. He is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • North Haven is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northeast of Ox Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Austin Beard<4>
    • Frank Beisler     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in North Haven (Connecticut) on Thursday October 9, 1913 and died in North Haven (Connecticut) on Saturday September 8, 1973 at the age of 59. He is buried at St. Lawrence Cemetery (New Haven County, Connecticut).
      • North Haven is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northeast of Ox Hill.
      • North Haven is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northeast of Ox Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank Beisler<4>
    • Marian Bergeron     (Miss America (1933), singer)
      • Miss America (1933), singer. She was born in West Haven (Connecticut) on Friday May 3, 1918 and died in Kettering (Ohio) on Tueday October 22, 2002 at the age of 84. She is buried at Woodland Cemetery (Montgomery County, Ohio).
      • West Haven is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Ox Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marian Bergeron<4>
    • Ann Blyth     (Oscar nominated actress)
      • Oscar nominated actress. She was born in Mount Kisco (New York) on Thursday August 16, 1928
      • Mount Kisco is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Ox Hill.
    • Sydney Barton Booth     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Boston (Massachusetts) on Wednesday January 29, 1873 and died in Stamford (Connecticut) on Friday February 5, 1937 at the age of 64. He is buried at Rosedale Cemetery (Essex County, Massachusetts).
      • Stamford is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southwest of Ox Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sydney Barton Booth<4>
    • Victor Borge     (Pianist, conductor, composer, comedian, actor)
      • Pianist, conductor, composer, comedian, actor. He was born in Copenhagen (Denmark) on Sunday January 3, 1909 and died in Greenwich (Connecticut) on Saturday December 23, 2000 at the age of 91.
      • Greenwich is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the southwest of Ox Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Victor Borge<4>
    • Solon Hannibal Borglum     (Artist)
      • Artist. He was born in Ogden (Utah) on Tueday December 22, 1868 and died in Stamford (Connecticut) on Tueday January 31, 1922 at the age of 53. He is buried at Silvermine Cemetery (Fairfield County, Connecticut).
      • Stamford is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southwest of Ox Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Solon Hannibal Borglum<4>
    • Ernest Borgnine     (Oscar winning actor)
      • Oscar winning actor. He was born in Hamden (Connecticut) on Wednesday January 24, 1917 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Sunday July 8, 2012 at the age of 95.
      • Hamden is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast of Ox Hill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ernest Borgnine<4>

How Far From Ox Hill to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Ox Hill to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Ox Hill and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Hartford, which is the State Capital of Connecticut, lies 46 miles [74 km]<2> to the northeast (NE). If you could walk a straight line from Ox Hill to Hartford, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 258 miles [415.2 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take four to five hours, a buggy would take 10 days and walking would take 15 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,640 miles [9,076.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,346 miles [10,212.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,222 miles [6,794.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ox Hill. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Ox Hill could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ox Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ox Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2284, Longitude: -73.2190       In this case, the coordinates for Ox Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<6>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Ox Hill to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 305.417 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 301.008 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 302.084 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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